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LONDON, April 16- The yen fell against the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, hit by comments by Japan's finance minister that traders took as a sign of future buying by its giant state pension fund of Tokyo stocks.
*Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley lead underwriters for offering. April 15- Moelis& Co's initial public offering has been priced at $25 per share- below its expected range- a market source said, valuing the independent investment bank at about $1.29 billion.
April 15- Moelis& Co's initial public offering has been priced at $25 per share, a market source said, valuing the independent investment bank at about $1.29 billion. The company's IPO raised about $162.5 million at that price, which was slightly below the expected price range of $26- $29 per share.
NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a modestly higher open on Tuesday as earnings from Coca Cola and Johnson& Johnson helped overshadow a mixed bag of economic data.
*Yahoo, Morgan Stanley rise after research notes. NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stock index futures edged up on Tuesday after earnings from Coca Cola and Johnson& Johnson and ahead of economic data including inflation and manufacturing.
April 15- Barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc's enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in cash. Motorola Solutions' enterprise business has been struggling as clients delay orders and cut spending.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 23 or 1.5 percent, to $16.00. Citigroup Inc. rose $1.99 or 4.4 percent, to $47.67. Goldman Sachs rose $2.02 or 1.3 percent, to $154.74.
*Citigroup is one of S&P's biggest gainers after results. NEW YORK, April 14- U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday as Citigroup's earnings and strong retail sales gave investors reasons to buy equities despite a resurgence of geopolitical uncertainties.
*Citigroup one of S&P's biggest gainers after results. NEW YORK, April 14- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, rebounding after a sharp selloff in the previous session as strong results from Citigroup and bullish retail sales data lifted sentiment.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 25 or 1.6 percent, to $16.02. Citigroup Inc. rose $1.86 or 4.1 percent, to $47.54. Goldman Sachs rose $2.16 or 1.4 percent, to $154.88.
April 14- Citigroup Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly income as losses on troubled assets narrowed, but revenue declined in many of its major businesses and operating expenses remained stubbornly high. The biggest boon to Citigroup's first-quarter results came from Citi Holdings, the unit that houses the assets it's looking to shed.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 21 or 1.3 percent, to $15.98. Citigroup Inc. rose $1.58 or 3.5 percent, to $47.26. Goldman Sachs rose $1.67 or 1.1 percent, to $154.39.
April 14- Insurer Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd said it offered to acquire Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd for about $3.2 billion in cash and stock. Endurance's offer of $47.50 per share represents a premium of about 21 percent to Aspen's Friday close on the New York Stock Exchange.
April 14- China- focused hospital operator Chindex International Inc received a buyout offer of $23 per share, higher than the $19.50 offered by Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group and private equity firm TPG in February. Chindex, which runs the United Family Healthcare hospitals in China, did not name the new bidder.
The sharp stock market decline last week doesn't look like it will continue this week, Jonathan Golub, chief U.S. market strategist at RBC Capital, told CNBC on Monday.
April 14- Citigroup Inc's quarterly net profit rose 4 percent as a smaller loss on its troubled assets made up for a drop in revenue and profit from its core trading and lending businesses. Citigroup shares rose 3.8 pct to $47.43 in trading before the bell, clawing back some of the 9 percent loss since the Federal Reserve rejected its capital plans on March 26.
Like thunderstorms cooling an overheated landscape, more selling could rumble through the stock market in the coming week.
When Goldman Sachs filed its proxy earlier this month, it was free of a proposal that has become increasingly popular among governance activists.
LONDON, April 14- Emerging stocks pulled back from last week's 4-1/ 2 month highs on Monday, weighed down by renewed tensions over Ukraine, with Russian equities, bonds and currency taking the biggest hit.
NEW YORK, April 14- When Goldman Sachs Group Inc filed its shareholder proxy earlier this month, it was free of a proposal that has become increasingly popular among corporate governance activists: a demand for more disclosure about lobbying.